First Marcellus Well Drilled in Hancock County, WV July 30, 2012 Hancock County, Hydraulic Fracturing, Industrywide Issues, West Virginia Hydraulic fracturing has begun on the first shale gas well in West Virginia’s northern-most county, Hancock County: Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join Today!) Related Post navigation Chesapeake Transfers more than 14K Leases in 2 Ohio CountiesPoll of NYers Finds Continued Even Split on Drilling Issue You do not have permission to view the comments. Click here to cancel reply. Please Login to post a comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email.